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Pennsylvania Dutch Inspired, little bit of embroidery

Hand embroidered ornament 5″ x 4″ inspired by the colorful motifs of Pennsylvania Dutch art. Made by hand with cotton floss on a cotton canvas fabric. 49 more words


Embroidery project: Hyrule Love

While I love just about all “old lady crafts,” once the weather starts to warm up I develop an urge to work on embroidery projects. I don’t know if I’m just drawn to the idea of lounging lazily in the warm sun while stitching up some colorful masterpiece, but the thought is really alluring. 411 more words


Funky Triangles Bracelet

Finally finished this project today! I sewed together the two sections of knitted triangles (the idea is from Erika Knight’s book, “Simple Knitting,” she’s also on Ravelry if you want to check her out). 66 more words


Some cross-stitch projects I've completed

I’ve been cross-stitching on and off since I was about 12 years old.  I’ve always gravitated to the not-so-beginner projects.  Sure, I’ve done a few coasters and Christmas ornaments as practice when I was a beginner, but the difficult projects are what always catch my fancy.   172 more words


Table Runner ...

Yesterday, I began to make a table runner, based on an idea that I’d seen in the Liberty, Simple Sewing Book.
It involved aerosol paint and doilies as well as some squares and circles of complimentary fabric, having found some lovely material at the weekend, it was time to give it a go. 29 more words


Hello and welcome, I was doing some more stitching and embroidery onto handbags last week. I also did a little recycling as well :)  The first project of the week was this awesome tote bag. 623 more words


To Cap It All Off

In case anyone is unaware, I might have just a little, tiny comic crush on Captain America.

So, a couple of weeks ago, when Babe and I went shopping over at Kohl’s and found this shirt of awesomeness, I knew that I wanted to do something with it. 191 more words